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  • Group plans rally to spotlight issues with Balto. Co. animal shelter

    Group plans rally to spotlight issues with Balto. Co. animal shelter
    A animal advocacy group is planning a rally today to highlight what members say are inadequate operations at the Baltimore County animal shelter. Organizers of the group, Reform Baltimore County Animal Services, say they will host the rally at 5:30 p.m....
  • County still refuses SPCA's help [Letter]

    County still refuses SPCA's help [Letter]
    After reading the article, "Rally calls for improvements at Baltimore County animal shelter" (April 8), I feel compelled to share again, as I did to The Sun last year, that the Maryland Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has reached out to...
  • New Mount Vernon exhibit introduces George Washington the landscaper

    As a young surveyor and before serving as our country's first president, George Washington developed the ability to measure up a landscape and to take advantage of its natural features. He also had an eye for spatial awareness. Washington learned by...
  • Gardening events: Birds, butterflies and more

    Birds and herbs in April Two programs this month at the Williamsburg Botanical Garden offer birding information for kids and herb garden maintenance for adults. The programs are free, but a $5 donation is suggested by the garden. For more information,...
  • Spring brings seasonal sights, sounds of chirping baby birds

    Bluebirds have been at it for weeks, and hummingbirds will be at it soon – nesting and feeding baby birds. It's part of the magic of the spring season, an annual ritual that never grows old or boring. Why do birds nest where they do – in...
  • Tilda Swinton on Why She Doesn't Consider Herself an Actor

    Tilda Swinton has always exuded an otherworldly aura. Maybe it's the pale, almost translucent skin that highlights her steely blue eyes. She speaks with such rabid intelligence that even a casual conversation sounds like it was scripted by Dorothy Parker....
  • Westin Fort Lauderdale beach unveils 'Give Back' cabanas

    Westin Fort Lauderdale beach unveils 'Give Back' cabanas
    The next time you're relaxing poolside at the Westin Beach Resort & Spa in Fort Lauderdale, you could be helping to give back to the community. On Tuesday, the resort unveiled three new poolside cabanas whose rentals will partly benefit the Guy Harvey...
  • $271,000: Civic contributions

    Editor's note: This is part of an everyday series looking at line items from state and local budgets. GLOUCESTER — Nine local non-profit organizations are poised to receive $271,000 in contributions from Gloucester County in the fiscal year 2014-...
  • St. Leo's church leads Way of the Cross procession in Little Italy

    St. Leo's church leads Way of the Cross procession in Little Italy
    St. Leo the Great Roman Catholic Church continued the tradition of holding its Good Friday Way of the Cross celebration throughout Little Italy. Francene Bradford has attended the procession since it began in 2002. The Eastwood resident, who grew up...
  • Filmmaker's jewelry line is also a platform for raising awareness about oceans' plight

    Documentary filmmaker Susan Rockefeller's eponymous ocean-inspired jewelry line is filled with treasures inspired by an overworked sea. Sea creatures carefully crafted in gold, silver and precious gems are the tools she uses to spotlight the plight of our...
  • New Aquarium of the Pacific exhibit to honor the steelhead

    New Aquarium of the Pacific exhibit to honor the steelhead
    Steelhead trout once packed the natural pools of Southern California's spawning rivers — that is, until the waterways were transformed into concrete drainage canals in the 1930s to protect the burgeoning flatlands from flooding. The last steelhead...